Ralph (Charles William Gordon) 1860–1937, Canadian novelist and clergyman.
masc. proper name, little used in U.S. before 1980; in the top 100 names given to boys from 1992; apparently an alteration and appropriation of the surname Conner (13c.), representing Old English cunnere “examiner, inspector” (e.g. ale-conner (see con (n.2)).
- Charles wright
Charles, born 1935, U.S. poet. Frances or Fanny, 1795–1852, U.S. abolitionist and social reformer, born in Scotland. Frank Lloyd, 1867–1959, U.S. architect. James, 1927–80, U.S. poet and translator. Joseph (Wright of Derby) 1734–97, English painter. Joseph, 1855–1935, English philologist and lexicographer. Mary Kathryn (“Mickey”) born 1935, U.S. golfer. Orville [awr-vil] /ˈɔr vɪl/ (Show IPA), 1871–1948, […]
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, near Quebec.
a vigorous, rhythmic ballroom dance popular in the 1920s. to dance the Charleston. a seaport in SE South Carolina. a city in and the capital of West Virginia, in the W part. a city in E central Illinois. a state in the E United States. 24,181 sq. mi. (62,629 sq. km). Capital: Charleston. Abbreviation: WV […]
a mountain in SE Nevada: highest peak in the Spring Mountains. 11,919 feet (3635 meters).